HOBOKEN, N.J. (May 11, 2010) – Boricua star Wilfredo “WV2” Vazquez, Jr. makes his first WBO Junior Featherweight title defense May 29 against unbeaten, No. 1 contender Zsolt “Mr. Lefthook” Bedak, headlining the “Undefeated Champions” pay per view event in the 12-round main event, airing live in the United States from Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
“Undefeated Champions,” presented by PR Best Boxing in association with All Star Boxing, features three world title bouts. It is being distributed in the United States by Integrated Sports Media for live viewing at 9 PM/ET – 6 PM/PT on both cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, DIRECTV, and DISH Network, for a suggested retail price of only $34.95.
The Ring’s No. 9 rated Vazquez (18-0-1, 15 KOs), the first Puerto Rican world champion who is also the son of former world champion, doesn’t feel like others that defending a championship belt is tougher than winning a title for the first time. The 25-year-old Vazquez captured the WBO crown this past February, stopping Marvin Sonsona in the fourth round.
“I’m more relaxed now,” he said. “There’s less pressure but I’m working even harder. It’s going to be hard for somebody to take my belt away. Being world champion like my father is rare. Who could believe it? It’s something very special in our lives.”
The 26-year-old Bedak (14-0-1, 12 KOs), a native Hungarian now fighting out of Germany, captured the WBO European and WBO Inter-Continental super bantamweight titles last year.
“I let my father (and trainer) watch tapes, I just train and follow instructions,” Vazquez offered. “In my opinion, he (Bedak) is not better than Sonsona. I don’t make predictions and I will be ready to go 12 rounds, if necessary.”
Vazquez, Jr.-Bedak is one of three world title fights on “Undefeated Champions.”
WBO junior lightweight champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez (22-0-1, 14 KOs) makes his the second title defense in the 12-round co-feature against WBO No. 10 rated Gonzalo “El Destructor” Mungia (17-6-3, 13 KOs) Martinez, rated No. 3 by The Ring, takes on the reigning WBO Latino super featherweight title-holder, Nicaraguan challenger Mungia.
Females Hanna Gabriel (9-0-1, 5 KOs) and Gardy Pena (9-1-2, 6 KOs) square-off for the vacant WBO super welterweight crown in a 10-round bout.
Fighting on the undercard are the Arroyo twins, bantamweight McJoe (2-0, 1 KO) and super flyweight McWilliams (2-0, 2 KOs), the former Puerto Rican Olympians. All fights and fighters are subject to change.
Integrated Sports Media: North America’s leading distributor of International Pay-Per-View and Closed Circuit sports events has presented World Championship and world-class boxing matches featuring Erik Morales, Ricky Hatton, Cristian Mijares, Evander Holyfield, Roy Jones, Jr., Ivan Calderon, Rocky Martinez, Nicolai Valuev, Amir Khan, Marco Antonio Barrera, Arthur Abraham, David Haye, John Ruiz, Wilfredo Vasquez, Jr. and Ruslan Chagaev. In addition, Integrated Sports Media distributed numerous International soccer matches showcasing teams like Club America of Mexico and the National Teams of Argentina, Honduras, El Salvador and the USA, as well as World Championship and world-class mixed martial arts shows featuring Fedor Emelianenko, Tim Sylvia, Bobby Lashley, Bob Sapp, Jeff Monson, and Roy Nelson. For more information on upcoming Integrated Sports events visit www.integratedsportsnet.com.
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